Melbourne CDB Physiotherapy

Experience. Excellence. Results

Nick Rees

Senior Physiotherapist

APA Titled Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist

Nick is a highly skilled sports physiotherapist who works in various settings around Melbourne with high-performance athletes across many sports. He has a particular interest in cycling, running and hockey related injuries and technique analysis. Nick is passionate about working with his clients to deliver the best possible outcome all with a smile on his face.

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Physiotherapy Positions 

  • Australian Physiotherapy Association
  • Sports & Exercise Physiotherapy Special Interest Group 
  • Head Physiotherapist for HC Melbourne (Hockey Victoria elite One League)
  • Victorian U21 Men’s Hockey team physiotherapist
  • Hockey Victoria and Victorian Institute of Sport travelling physio


  • Masters of Sports Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • APA Sports Level 3 (Australian Institute of Sport)
  • APA Sports Level 1 & 2
  • APA Spinal Level 1 & 2
  • DMA Clinical Pilates


  • Hockey, cycling biomechanical analysis
  • Bike Fit Assessments
  • Shoulder, back and neck pain
  • ACL rehabilitation and knee pain management
  • Dry needling

About Nick

Nick is a highly experienced sports physiotherapist, having been recognised as an APA Titled Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist after completing a postgraduate Masters of Sports Physiotherapy. He graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2009 and has also completed a Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy.

He has worked in various settings around Melbourne and has worked with high-performance athletes in a range of sports. Nick is a passionate sports physiotherapist and works with his clients to deliver the best possible outcome while having a smile on his face. He has a particular interest in cycling and running related injuries. 

Nick has worked in the high-performance space, in particular with hockey teams, and has travelled both internationally and nationally with elite sporting teams. Nick is the Head Physiotherapist for HC Melbourne, Victoria’s men’s hockey team in the nationwide Hockey One League. He is also the Victorian U21 Men’s Hockey team physiotherapist and has toured Europe with the Victorian Institute of Sport. He continues to play hockey himself, and has previously represented Victoria on four occasions, including winning a National Championship gold medal.

Nick conducts running technique analysis and will begin offering Bike Fit assessments in July 2021

You’ll find me in my spare time running, cycling, at a hockey field or in my timber workshop. 

My philosophy to physiotherapy is to use a perfect combination of exercise programming, hands on treatment and mediocre jokes to help my clients be the best they can be.

The best piece of advice I’ve been given is, “you miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” – Wayne Gretzky

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